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Heliconius melpomene (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  Heliconius melpomene


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Heliconiinae tribe Heliconiini genus Heliconius → species Heliconius melpomene

Species name(s)

Heliconius melpomene (Linnaeus, 1758) = Papilio melpomene Linnaeus, 1758.


Zoogeographical regions


Самец и самка  Heliconius melpomene

Detailed information with references


  • From Central America to southern Brazil [125]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Passiflora [125]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Subspecies Heliconius melpomene


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alex Dumchus, Maxim Schwarz.

Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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30.01.2014 13:51, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Nearctic.

30.01.2014 13:51, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: Nearctic → No formalized data.

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